Combination modules support Wifi and Bluetooth

RF Monolithics has added the WLS-series of Wifi and Wifi plus Bluetooth combination modules to its integrated short-range radio products.

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Stream improves access to remote devices

M2M-focussed mobile network operator Stream Communications has introduced a quick and secure way to access remote devices. Removing the need for software installation and network configuration, Dina is a secure alternative to fixed public IP address.

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Mocana provides security for Fusion CDMA modules

M2M module provider Fusion Wireless has picked Mocana to provide security software for its high-speed CDMA modules.

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Multi-mode wireless data modem functions on one IC

CML Microcircuits has launched the CMX7164 multi-mode wireless data modem IC.

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Fujitsu picks Sierra Wireless for notebook connectivity

Fujitsu has selected Sierra Wireless to provide 3G mobile broadband for several models in its Lifebook series of notebooks and tablets.

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Gemalto makes breakthrough in mobile NFC software

Digital security company Gemalto has announced what it claims is the world’s first UICC-embedded software application compliant with Mobile Mastercard Paypass M/Chip 4, the new Mastercard payment specification for mobile near field communications (NFC).

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Telit makes world’s smallest claim for HSPA+ module

Telit Wireless has introduced the HE910, which it claims is the world’s smallest module featuring five-band HSPA+. The module can thus be used in any 3G network worldwide without the need for regional variants.

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Flexible antenna hits 80% efficiency

Taoglas has launched the FXP830, a flexible antenna with 80% efficiency for the M2M wireless device and module market.

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M2M module ready for 2G non-availability

To future-proof data transmission devices against non-availability of the 2G network, Telit is launching the HE863 fully equipped HSPA M2M module with embedded GPS receiver and 22 GPIOs (general purpose IO) in a ball grid array (BGA) form factor.

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Summer launch planned for joint Inmarsat and Skywave service

Inmarsat is working with Skywave Mobile Communications to develop a low data rate tracking, monitoring and messaging service that is planned for launch in the summer.

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Enterprise class control brought to M2M wireless devices

Quatech has introduced the AMC airborne management centre software to support installation, configuration and setup of rugged and secure enterprise-class Wifi networking device servers, Ethernet bridges and embedded modules.

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Coming soon: 712m consumer connected device shipments

Overall shipments of consumer connected devices will increase from 262.1m units in 2010 to 712.1m units in 2015, according to a report from Infinite Research.

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Berlin distributor extends range of embedded wireless modules

Berlin-based distributor Nova Media presented a generation of embedded wireless modules from Option at Embedded World in Nuremberg this week.

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GEO and Digi International create full energy management system for Europe’s utilities

Minnetonka, Minnesota & Cambridge, UK – US-based Digi International (NASDAQ: DGII) and Green Energy Options (GEO) of the UK have agreed to develop a real-time, web-based energy management system for the European utility market.

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Kit that helps speed time to market for M2M products demonstrated at show

At Embedded World in Nuremberg, Germany, this week, Eurotech demonstrated a complete wireless gateway based on Intel hardware and a software development kit that lets machine-to-machine (M2M) devices, applications and services get to market quicker.

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Cloud infrastructure offering increases potential for service providers

Parallels announced this week at the Parallels Summit in Florida that is introducing strategic cloud infrastructure, unified communications and APS-enabled products while accelerating support of Microsoft Office 365 and Hyper-V Cloud.

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